Parkwood Gardens Day Respite Centre

Our centre is co-located at the Ozcare Parkwood Gardens Aged Care Facility, which can assist in making the transition to residential respite and/or permanent residential placement.

Enjoy group and individual activities designed to allow friendships to blossom and support your independence, with assistance from our trained and caring staff.

Physical activities include: gentle exercises, Tai Chi, movement to music, indoor games, carpet bowls, ten-pin bowling, croquet, mini golf, bocce, and more.

Mental stimulation activities include: bingo, puzzles, group quizzes and word games, board and table games (dominoes, cards, whist, 500, rummy o, scrabble), reading, access to technology such as computers, craft, and more.

Social activities include: discussion groups, concerts, guest presenters, product/trade demonstrations, and excursions such as visits to parks, gardens, and scenic drives

Activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment. We also provide access to allied health services for those who are Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) clients.

The cost of your care depends on your eligibility for government subsides. The coordinator will discuss this with you when you enquire. The daily fee includes:

  • Care
    Assistance with mobility, meals, personal care, medication, participation in activities, and toileting
  • Meals
    Morning tea and a two course lunch are provided, which cater for all dietary needs. We can also provide you
    with afternoon tea and assistance to eat if required
  • Transport
    Door to door transport with wheelchair access is available, subject to availability. Transport home is usually
    between 2.00pm and 3.30pm. You are welcome to organise your own private transport and off-street parking is
  • Activities
    All activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment

Our preferred payment method is direct debit, which deducts fees from your nominated bank account on the day they are due. 

Ozcare Day Respite Centre – Parkwood Gardens, Gold Coast
Located within Ozcare Parkwood Gardens Aged Care Facility,
100 Usher Avenue, Labrador QLD 4215
P: 1800 692 273
Opening Hours

Monday to Friday from 8.00am - 4.00pm
Please notify us of late cancellations between 7.30am and 8.00am on the day.


Joanne Skalka

You or your carer can call or visit the centre to enquire about vacancies. The coordinator will discuss your care needs and advise you of your eligibility, and the service's availability.

Referrals are also accepted by phone on 1800 692 273 or by our Online Referral Form.

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